Re: [reiserfs-dev] Re: Ext2 directory index: ALS paper and benchmarks

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Dec 10 2001 - 03:32:57 EST

> > Continuing the little warts list, there's Alan's comment re needing endian
> > reversal on big endian machines.
> Now that's a load of bollocks.

Inodes are in native format with lots of unpacked additional info so we
can't just point into the inode. We can certainly do things like writeback
all the inodes in a block when the block has to go for queueing to disk.

Indirect blocks are a totally unrelated item to the discussion I was having
at least.

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